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  • as inbeauty
  • as insex symbol

synonyms for Adonis

  • vision
  • Apollo
  • Venus
  • beaut
  • charmer
  • dream
  • enchanter
  • eyeful
  • looker
  • ornament
  • stunner
  • dreamboat
  • good-looker
  • head turner
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antonyms for Adonis

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  • disadvantage
  • dog
  • homeliness
  • offensiveness
  • ugliness
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    How to use Adonis in a sentence

    Near me danced a lusty Adonis of five-and-forty, who was decidedly the best male performer of the party.
    BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 67, NUMBER 414, APRIL, 1850VARIOUS
    The blood of Tammuz, Osiris, and Adonis reddened the swollen rivers which fertilized the soil.
    MYTHS OF BABYLONIA AND ASSYRIADONALD A. MACKENZIE
    There is no direct evidence, however, to connect Tammuz's slayer with the boar which killed Adonis.
    MYTHS OF BABYLONIA AND ASSYRIADONALD A. MACKENZIE
    Like the many variants of it found in other countries, it was probably founded on a form of the Tammuz-Adonis myth.
    MYTHS OF BABYLONIA AND ASSYRIADONALD A. MACKENZIE
    But this legend was not followed by the other classical writers, who made the Anemone to be the flower of Adonis.
    THE PLANT-LORE AND GARDEN-CRAFT OF SHAKESPEAREHENRY NICHOLSON ELLACOMBE
    Adonis was bold, and wished to chase the larger game; but Venus warned him against the fierce wild boars and the wolves.
    'ROUND THE YEAR IN MYTH AND SONGFLORENCE HOLBROOK
    Fiercely the animal sprang upon the youthful hunter, and thrust his tusks through his side, and Adonis sank in death.
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    Well, you will, and he will dim even those ruddy fires and look like a transfigured Adonis backed against a pink sunset.
    MARK TWAIN, A BIOGRAPHY, 1835-1910, COMPLETEALBERT BIGELOW PAINE
    The women took the leading part and mourned for Osiris, Adonis or Bacchus.
    THE SEX WORSHIP AND SYMBOLISM OF PRIMITIVE RACESSANGER BROWN, II
    Tell me, Mrs. Jones, who's that young Adonis your married daughter is looking up to so eagerly?
    ENGLISH SOCIETYGEORGE DU MAURIER
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    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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